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Mike Sawyer | Executive Director

215 Mata Way, Building 6
San Marcos, CA 92069

[email protected]


Dispatch Office | 760.290.2654
Field Trip Information | 760.290.2654
After Hours Emergency | 760.290.2665

Personal Profile 

Mike began his educational journey at San Marcos Elementary School; then, due to District boundary changes, he attended 5th and 6th grades at Paloma Elementary School.  After elementary school, he went on to San Marcos Middle School (then called San Marcos Junior High) and graduated in 1998 from San Marcos High School.  Mike attended Palomar College, hoping to transfer to Cal State University San Marcos but took a detour to National University, completing a Computer Information Systems program and obtaining Microsoft Certifications.   In 1999, Mike applied for and accepted a position with the San Marcos Unified School District as a school bus driver while attending college.  After a few years, he was promoted to Transportation Coordinator, and in 2012, Mike was promoted to the position of Transportation Director and currently Executive Director, where he currently strives to provide the safest and most efficient Transportation Department for the District.

Transportation Departments Purpose

The goal of the Transportation Department is to provide safe, effective, and efficient transportation for the San Marcos Unified School District. The Transportation Department is an integral part of the total educational system, contributing significantly to the learning process by providing safe and dependable transportation.

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